space shuttle http://nhpr.org en Sequestration...In Space! http://nhpr.org/post/sequestrationin-space <p>Sequestration cuts to the NASA budget will likely result in&nbsp;<a href="http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/02/27/sequestration-shovels-money-to-the-russians/">hundreds of millions of&nbsp;dollars lost</a> to the Russian government. Joining us to discuss this "self-defeating cash transfusion to Moscow" is <a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/author.cfm?id=1237">John Matson</a>. John is an associate editor who writes about space, physics and mathematics for Scientific American.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 22926 at http://nhpr.org Sequestration...In Space! Endeavor's Final Voyage http://nhpr.org/post/endeavors-final-voyage <p>Space shuttle Endeavor took a final victory lap over California landmarks Friday, piggybacked on top of a&nbsp;NASA 747 on its way to retirement at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Endeavor is the last of the four space shuttles to be relegated to a museum, and its final flight brought crowds of thousands out to streets, rooftops, and even freeways, looking to the sky for a glimpse of history. Valerie Hamilton sends this audio postcard from the Los Angeles International Airport.</p><p></p><p>Check out a video of Endeavour's epic piggy-back ride:</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 17:36:30 +0000 Valerie Hamilton 13491 at http://nhpr.org Endeavor's Final Voyage